Inauguration: Blue Economy Committee charged to create friendly environment for investors

From left to right: Cpt R.A. Suara, CTRANS, Western Naval Command; Cdre N. S. Lakan, COO, Western Naval Command; Sola Omilabu, Consultant; Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command; Chief Otonye Obom, Director Deep Blue Project; Cdre K. O. Oguntuga, Commander NNS Beecroft; and Capt. A.U. Tijani, CLINTON, Western Zonal Command during the inauguration of a NIMASA/Nigerian Navy Joint Committee on Blue Economy at the Western Zonal Command, Apapa – Lagos. 

The Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, has charged the 8-Man Blue Economy Committee of the Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to come up with policies the will create a friendly environment for investment in the Nigerian Blue Economy.

Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan gave the charge while performing the inauguration of the committee in Lagos yesterday.

From the Navy, the committee includes Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, FOC, Western Naval Command; Cdre K.O. Oguntuga, Commander NNS Beecroft; Cdre N.S. Kaman, COO Western Naval Command and Capt. A. U. Tijani.

Representing NIMASA are Director Deep Blue Project, Chief Otonye Obom; Head Shipping Development, Kurahson Inuwa; Head, ISPS, Isa Mudi; and Deputy Director,  Cabotage Services, Aisha Usman Dangote.

It would be recalled that the NIMASA Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, during a visit by a delegation from the Nigerian Navy to the agency’s headquarters in Lagos recently, had announced the constitution of an 8-Man committee, comprising four each from the Navy and NIMASA. 

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